baren

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 馬楝 (baren).

Noun[edit]

baren (plural baren or barens)

  1. A tool for pressing woodcuts, consisting of a disk with a coil of string glued to one side, covered with a smooth sheet.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren c

  1. definite singular of bar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *beran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-, *bʰére-. Compare English bear, Danish bære, Swedish bära.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

baren (past singular baarde, past participle gebaard)

  1. To bear; to give birth to.
    • Zij heeft een zoon gebaard.
      She has borne a son.
  2. To cause; to bring about.
    • Dit baart me zorgen.
      This worries me. (literally: "This causes worries to me")

Conjugation[edit]

The strong past participle geboren is also used, but only with the meaning "given birth, born".

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baren

  1. definite singular of bar